Program Manager, VISTA • they/she

Riah Coley

Riah joined Seed Coalition in January of 2022 and currently serves as a VISTA Program Manager.

Riah worked in a variety of teaching roles with learners across the globe ranging from infants to college students after earning their M.S.Ed from Indiana University (focus: literacy, culture, and language education). Riah’s experiences both in and out of traditional classrooms nurtured their passion for student-centered learning and student agency. They have also served as an AmeriCorps site supervisor, VISTA member, and as staff on a small college campus in the Midwest. If you want to nerd out, Riah loves space, birds, national parks, and reads lots of spec-fic, horror, and short stories.

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